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Office of the Secretary; Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

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Start Preamble September 18, 2008.

The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection requests (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of each ICR, with applicable supporting documentation; including among other things a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/​public/​do/​PRAMain or by contacting Amy Hobby at 202-693-4553 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Employment Standards Administration (ESA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316, Fax: 202-395-6974 (these are not toll-free numbers), e-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB Control Number (see below).

The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:Start Printed Page 55135

  • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
  • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
  • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
  • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

Agency: Employment Standards Administration.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Title of Collection: Agreement and Undertaking.

OMB Control Number: 1215-0034.

Agency Form Number(s): OWCP-1.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.

Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 20.

Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 5.

Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $9.

Description: The OWCP-1 is a form completed by employers to provide the Secretary of Labor with authorization to sell securities or to bring suit under indemnity bonds deposited by the self-insured employers in the event there is a default in the payment of benefits. For additional information, see related notice published at 73 FR 31889 on June 4, 2008.

Agency: Employment Standards Administration.

Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing OMB Control Number.

Title of Collection: Certificate of Medical Necessity.

OMB Control Number: 1215-0113.

Agency Form Number(s): CM-893.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits, Not-for-profit institutions.

Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,200.

Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,253.

Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $0.

Description: The Certificate of Medical Necessity is completed by the coal miner's doctor and is used by the Division of Coal Mine Worker's Compensation to determine if the miner meets impairment standards to qualify for durable medical equipment, home nursing, and/or pulmonary rehabilitation. For additional information, see related notice published at 73 FR 31890 on June 4, 2008.

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Darrin A. King,

Departmental Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. E8-22341 Filed 9-23-08; 8:45 am]

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